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SB 167, 54th Regular Session
Relating to regulation of strikes and picketing in, and prevention of and adjustment and settlement of, industrial controversies; to declare a public policy and purpose; to define terms used in this Act; to provide for requests for recognition and certification of collective bargaining representatives; to prohibit certain strikes and picketing for recognition as collective bargaining representatives; to provide election duties of the Commissioner of Bureau of Labor Statistics, including determinations of bargaining units and certifications of majority representation of labor organizations; to permit designation, or selection by secret ballot, of collective bargaining representatives; to specify rights of employees and duties of employers and labor organizations relative to self-organization, selection of collective bargaining representatives and freedom of choice of employees in such selection and duty to bargain collectively; to create a State Mediation Service within the Bureau of Labor Statistics, providing for the personnel thereof; to provide functions of the Service relative to adjustment and settlement of industrial controversies, and reports and recommendations concerning the same; to provide enforcement and prevention of violations of this Act by the Commissioner, including Court review of the Commissioner's determinations, and causes of action by employers and unions for damages and injunctive relief.

Author: William H. Shireman

Labor--Management Relations

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